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that is a wrap. thanks to judy miller, jim pinkerton. i'm jon scott. watch us for the next decade right here on fox new >> >> good morning everyone, it's sunday, january 3rd, 2010. here is what's happening at this hour, we start with a fox news alert the u.s. embassy in yemen closes after threats from al-qaeda is yemen now the new central front for the war on terror. >> and could college campuses be the new breeding ground for terrorists, why campuses in london are under scrutiny is what's being done about it. >> and making a new year's resolution is easy and keeping it is the hard part. we'll show you how to follow through on that promise to yourself. see if we can do it this year, dave. >> doubt it. >> aly. >> the sewingen sherry in
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maryland although it may be windy and cold, "fox & friends" never gets old. >> speak for yourself. ♪ >> this is jane krakowski from 30 rock. you're watching "fox & friends" and they rock. >> thanks, jane. >> they rock, get it? welcome to the big show on this sunday morning. >> hi. >> welcome. >> welcome to you, too. >> you were almost about to say 2009, something to get used to. >> no, i say 2010 and i started to say 2 thousand 10 which takes longer, i'm in the 20-10 camp. 2010 bing. >> do you have a mental alarm clock like cramer? >> no, especially this hours, i mean, you need someone to dump a bucket of water on you. dave had an issue. >> i set the alarm for p.m. last night and wake up an hour late albeit, a mental alarm clock 4 a.m. and i'm jolted around. >> all morning your heart is
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going to be racing. >> it's racing, but i'm here. >> fantastic. we want your e-mails throughout the show today about your biggest concerns when it comes it flying. we have assembled a panel of experts who will tell us what to do today to make are flying safe tomorrow. remember in the good old days when you just used to worry about the plane crashing, that was it, i hope it lands and there's not a mechanical failure. >> now so many other things to worry about. tell us about your fears to fox and friends.con and we will via an expert answer them. >> the news making rounds, the new york post, all eyes perhaps on the cia how this ball perhaps was dropped on this christmas day terror plot from the northwest airlines flight into detroit. now, it turns out that the british knew about this guy, in fact, three years ago, but never reported it to anyone. the new york post reporting while he was a student at the university of college in
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london he had multiple communications with extremists, but mi-5 of course britain's top spy agency didn't do anything about it. >> they are rationalizing it saying there's no direct threat. if you take everyone who has conversations with extremist on a list, you'll have a list in the millions. i'm not justifying it, but they had no direct threat just communications with extremists which physically is not enough and to point out the u.k. is the country that denied his visa so they had, they made sure he was not allowed back in their country and the u.k. did their job on their end. now, did they warn us adequately? >> that's the question. >> the answer is no. you're right they had that stop gap they didn't renew his visa. the explanation why they never raised the red flag though mi-5 basically their cia. right. >> their cia listens in, thank goodness on commune
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indications, texts, e-mails of extremists on their radar so they knew that abdul mutallab was talk to go them. their explanation, they say he was many youths to mixed with extremists, but-- >> thousands. >> are not themselves thought to be involved in plotting or supporting terrorism. really, what are they doing? why are they talking to extremists in camps. these are people on their radar. >> here is what bothers me, if this had been shared on a bases, we might have pieced together. >> what might we have done? we didn't do anything, this is our dropping the ball. we didn't do anything. >> why did the british government let alackey into britain and go back to yemen without notifying officials. we didn't connect our own
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dots. let's get our house in order before we blame mi-5 or the british we have 16 spy agencies in the united states, one brain is supposed to be operating them jointly and that is not the case and british government and mi-5 and not working effectively. why weren't these sent to the united states all-around a lot of questions coming from the british government. >> one more story that it hasn't gotten out there enough, john brennan, the counterterrorism advisor to the president, learned about an underwear bomb in october, a saudi arabian official told about the assassination attempt by a man in yemen with a bomb sewn into his underwear. he wanted them to know there was an underwear concept out there and our own failure to
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connect the dots. >> there were many, many missed flags and the new york daily news put them together and there's about seven of them. when you even just read one of them is a head flapper and when you put all seven together starting with the fact his application to renew his visa in britain was turned down because he put in a bogus university, they said this doesn't exist so we're not going to renew yours and made some rookie mistakes, they caught it, we didn't catch it. it just goes on and on from, as you know, his father going to the embassy and imploring them, the u.s. embassy to do something and that file never getting trance if he ever had anywhere. so we'll tell you more throughout the morning, pretty stunning. >> we will he have a live report from london in just a little while. another story we're following the embassy in yemen now closed due to al-qaeda threats and this is a huge issue there's a history of violence against the u.s. semembassy there. what's going on at the
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embassy, 19 people killed outside of the u.s. embassy back in 2008, u.s. embassy attacked 19 killed. we had last year, gunman opened fire outside the embassy and of course we all remember what happened in 2000 with the u.s.s. cole with the part of aden. >> the embassy closed because of threats of al-qaeda the day after general david petraeus was there visiting yemen. he announced we are going to ramp up spending counterterrorism, 5 million in '06, 67 million last year, they're going to double more next year over the 120 million dollar mark so they're paying attention to the threat. >> and sounds like the brits are on board, they're going to provide training and resources and money and everyone says that the u.s. had been providing sources and information to yemen who wants to stamp out the training
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camps in their kupt and don-- country and the u.s. will have millions and millions to the efforts. >> just to be clear what's happening in yemen, the country is falling apart. the south looking to secede, like the u.s. civil war, they're fighting rebels in the north, trying to keep the country together in the north and don't have the money and it's a great place nor al-qaeda to go to set up camp. >> not only do they not have money, they don't have water either. going to run out of water, but yet, they have an abundance of firearms in the country, more than, you know, one per person, so it's very-- >> and they do have gas, gas they're trying to send here to the united states. i don't know if you guys-- you have been to boston many times and lived there as well as i did. if you've ever been to boston, folks, you'd be fascinated to see the boston harbor, how close shepard smith come to actual residential areas, some points are within 50 feet of residential areas and i'm
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talking about ships coming into the boston harbor. well, the boston mayor this morning is calling for no more yemeni natural gas ships to come into boston harbor because they come so close, to not just residential areas, but shopping areas and these are tankers, enormous tankers full of natural liquid-- liquid natural gas and he wants to ban those coming from yemen permanently and it's a frightening situation if you've seen this harbor. >> he wants them to offload in the outer harbor, instead of the enclosed semicircle, he wants them to offload in the outer area though the company responsible for the shipments, an american company called district gas says the fears are unfounded and say they've done their research and check their cargo ships from yemen and there's not a problem. >> here is a quote from the boston mayor, we're in extraordinary times that require extraordinary
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measures, they cannot be coming into a harbor where there's less than 50 feet between the tankers and residential areas. who is going to foot the bill for the offloading that's extremely expensive from the cranes that enable the people to peck up and offload the crates? it's extreelly expensivements let me start with your headlines. a fox news alert. a man suspected of gunning down four families members at the thanksgiving dinner. 's been arrested in the florida keys. a tip led them to a hotel where paul merhige was staying, the subject after massive manhunt that included a $100,000 reward. merhige is accused of killing his twin sisters, his 79-year-old aunt and 6-year-old cousin an at family gathering, he faces four counts of first degree murder. new information this morning that the homicide bomber who killed seven cia agents in afghanistan. abc news reports that the
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bomber was a pakistani man. he made frequent trips across the border to afghanistan. he was driven there. because he was with the security director he was not searched. former intelligence officials say the attack delivered a serious blow to fight the taliban and al-qaeda, and knowledgeable experts on the region. and consumers are about to get hit with a number of new credit card and bank fees this year. this as banks try to replace 50 billion dollars in revenue wiped out by new government regulations and credit card companies are hiking interest rates and adding annual fees before the credit card rules go into effect next month and banks are urging customers to use more debit cards and new types of checking accounts which are more profitable for them. under the new rules, banks cannot charge an overdraft fee without consumer consent. i will not consent to that. will president obama's vacation in hawaii, excuse me, gosh, we all have colds here,
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complete with trips for shaved ice and golf course make you want to go there? hawaiian officials are banking on that, hoping the president presidential visit will bring the island out of the tourism slump. it accounts for a quarter of the hawaiian economy, but tourism plunged by 2 1/2 billion in the past year while people cut costs during the recession. >> that's a no-brainer, i don't know which is the shaved ice that makes you want to go there. rush limbaugh and nancy pelosi also there. >> i must say seeing it has more it more in my conscienceness. >> because it's so bitterly, bitterly cold. it's so cold the offices upstairs are freezing. explain that, rick reichmuth. >> i know, i think i might go back. and it's cold although our office is actually nice and toasty today for a big surprise, very welcome surprise. it's cold. the big one that stand out here is minus 11 in minneapolis, look at some not
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so obvious ones, 18 right now in atlanta. that's extremely cold, this cold air diving so far south and tampa at 37, a lot of people live in florida not to get temperatures like that and you've got them. temperatures today in florida are only going to be warming into the 50's and 60's, tampa maybe not hitting the 50 degree mark. a little bit of snow, one to be cutting across the central part of the country. maybe one or two inches of snow accumulating from some of this in parts of arkansas and eventually in towards the memphis area. bigger snow is up across the pacific, excuse me in towards the northeast and still at that pesky area of low pressure is hanging on right there and it's going to bring us more snow today and then, the wind machine will kick in across the great lakes and the lake effect snow our story the next couple of days. back to you. >> now that i know we've got a wind machine we can turn that off. coming up on the show, universities in london under scrutiny. what students are learning there that could be putting americans alt risk. >> we're counting down the major medical advances in the
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>> our lon are london universities the new hot-bed for terrorism. some say mutallab was there and what they're doing about this. >> radical sayings at king's college london, good morning, thanks for being with us. >> good morning, good morning dave and alisyn. how are you. >> we're doing great except for the cold thing we have going on. good thing you don't have that. reading from the line in the television, british complicit in radicalization. are the universities there complicit? >> well, that's a little, a little bit extreme.
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i would say they're a little in denial, but-- >> we do know that when he went to the university school college in london. that's when he started sharing extremist views and actually reaching out to jihadists trying to bring more of that world view to campus. so, are they just asleep at the switch? >> well, you know what happens, is people become-- they experiment with radical views in college, it's a common thing, 18 to 22 year olds have you susceptible, particularly upper class muslims from abroad like nigerian, leak osama bin laden, like omar sheik who killed daniel pearl. muslims find a new identity, they become radicals. do they become extremists, that's the tress for the mi-5 and the test for the university. this guy did not cross over
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the board to become a violent extremist,. the problem is the u.k. has so many plots to watch they cannot look at the abdul mutallab types who are in the gray area simply between a radical and violent extremist, he was flirting with extremism, he didn't cross the line. >> you just cited an awful lot of examples of terrorists who were radicalized in the u.k. universities. is there something we can learn in the u.s. by what happened in the u.k. >> by the way, osama bin laden did not go to school in the u.k., but he made a lot of trips to the u.k. as a running person so i can't blame the unis for that. there's something we can learn from this. it's not clear even if you did identify and flag this guy, what do you do with him in 2005, 2006, 2007? the fact of the matter is he did not become a violent extremist until he had that emotional intense experience
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in yemen after ucl. so, it's sort of like we're looking at the beginning and there's a huge net in the beginning. there's a lot of people in the category of flirting with extremism. >> i'm sorry, we're running out of time. if there's something that there is they're doing at the university in london that is planting the seeds? >> i am neat sure it's something they're doing. i think there is an environment that allows a lot of sloppy thinking between the left, between the radical islams, particularly on demonizing israel, on demonizing america, they should maybe tone it down a little bit because that acceptance of extremist views is the first step to becoming a violent extremist. >> that's interesting. jonathan from the international center for the study of radicalization, thank you. >> thank you. >> some have criticized the amount of radical speakers that come to the london universities.
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we hope to get to that. coming up on the show, does charlie sheen's wife want to salvage her marriage, a channing of heart when it comes to prosecuting him. >> it's medical rewind like you've never seen before. we're looking back at answer tire decade. what are the top medical advances of the last ten years? we're going to count them down next.
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> welcome back here to "fox & friends," it's time for a special edition of medical rewind, a decade edition, over the last ten years there have been incredible breakthroughs and discoveries in the medical field. here to share some important ones is dr. mark segal. good morning. >> good morning, clayton, how are you. >> let's start by the drug of the decade.
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tell what it is and why i'm surprised. >> every man out there would think it's viagra. it's a cholesterol lowering drug, blocks cholesterol making in the liver and it's been around for a while and what we found out during the decade. lipitor, crest tore, it actually decreases risk of heart attacks, strokes, makes you live longer, it's a tremendous drug at prevention, at protecting the who are the. >> no one specific one. >> lipitor and crestor the top two and tremendous research. >> and viagra an honorable mention. >> for many it's number one, but overall number two. >> all right, number two is the procedure of the decade. what's this? >> well, the procedure of the decade i'm calling cardiac stents. what they are are the tiny microscopic things, you'll love this, clayton, you feed them through the arteries into the heart and they keep the vessels of the heart open. the reason that's the procedure of the decade is over a million people are getting this in the united states right now and we coat them with a special drug now, drug coated stents that keep
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them open longer, they make them last longer, improves quality of life. this is a tremendous advance in this decade. >> unbelievable and number three, surgery of the decade. >> it's the surgical techniques that changed this decade. tremendous revolution in surgery in the sense now you need a very small incision. it used to be big open operations now it's minimally invasive surgery using computers, using robotics, using lab scopes, scopes that get in where you used to open up through the belly button, lap scopes of the prostate, breasts, colons, we're putting colons back together now with a scope, everything with a scope. >> you guys are amazing. >> i don't do it, i just report it. medical discovery. >> in 2001, craig mentor and others figured how to map the genome, that's the treasure. now we're on a treasure humidity. we know what the genome is and
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figure out based on what what disease we might get. what clayton might get in 30 years versus what segal might get in 30 years, if i know in advance, i could take a pill in advance of the disease. that's where we are had he he hadded on the road with something called targeted therapies, chemotherapies, herceptin works in breast cancer in some women not ours, retuxen work in lymphoma in some, but not others. that's where we're headed. >> fascinating. number five the tip of the decade and alisyn was excited because i gets it's lean, mean fighting machine. >> the tip of the decade not a great revolutionary idea. we've studied exercise and found that just 20 minutes of exercise a day is enough. for those think you have to go to 45 minutes or forget it, walking is great exercise prevents heart disease, diabetes, sleeping at night
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cuts down on diabetes. seven hours of sleep, 20 minutes of exercise and meals. and prove that doing that. >> we went through the trends, jogging in the 70's, aerobics, aly was doing with the leg warmers. >> aly is not a great example, she's in terrific shape. >> and now back to the simple thing, walking and cutting down on meals. >> except now it's not a fad, it's proven you must do that, if you 20 minutes of exercise a day clayton, i hear you on the show talking how dave does the exercise, this is your year to make the resolution and stick to it. >> can i start in 2011? >> you start tomorrow. >> darn. i'm starting today. happy new year. >> dr. mark segal, happy new year to you. >> coming on the show is a rift between religious leaders and p parishioners. we've got dr. mark segal
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yelling at you you might, how to make that promise to yourself, you're going to stick to the promise. first, rick has a look at the forecast. >> we've had the coldest air in a long time headed to the u.s., i'll show you some of the numbers coming up and they're going to scare you. stay with us. ♪ (announcer) where are people with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis going? ey're discovering the first lf-injectable ra medicine you take just once a month. it's simponi,™ and taken with methotrexate, it helps relieve the pain, stiffness, and swelling of ra with one dose a month. visit to see if you qualify for a full year of cost support. simponi™ can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious and sometimes fatal events can occur, such as infections, cancer in children and adults, heart failure, nervous system disorders, liver or blood problems, and allergic reactions. before starting simponi,™ your doctor should test you for tb and assess your risk of infections,
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>> welcome back. this is a fox news alert. the u.k. has just closed the british embassy in yemen, this on the heels of the u.s. doing the same thing, plus the nation's top counterterrorism official is warning that he knows with quote, absolute certainty that al-qaeda and other terror groups are working on new ways to attack the united states. joining us from washington is caroline shively this morning, good morning to you, caroline. serious times, serious stories. >> very much so, dave. in this new statement the head of the national count
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terrorism center says the attempt to take down flight 253 is a starkest reminder of the terrorism we face. while this attempt ended in failure we know with absolute certainty that al-qaeda and those who support its ideology continue to refine their methods to test our defenses and pursue an attack on the homeland and they awe that umar mutallab smuggled it on the flight. assembled it in the bathroom and the plan failed of course, it wasn't because of u.s. intelligence, it was amateurish intervention and passengers intervening. that's the focus. they're saying flat out that terrorists are working to try again and his office didn't see it coming and neither did the other agencies. they were formed in 2004 to coordinate between the cia, fbi and pentagon. on tuesday, president obama will bring the chiefs of those
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agencies together in the white house situation room to discuss what went wrong and where to go next in investigating the flight and gave agency heads the deadline of last thursday for preliminary looks for their roles into the investigation. right now shall the president is plowing through hundreds of pages of those reports. dave, clayton and alisyn, back to you. >> scary stuff, thank you, caroline for that update. we'll check back with you. here are your headlines. starting tomorrow, friends and family of missing utah mother susan powell are turning to youtube and social networking sites like facebook and twitter. they plan to post powell's picture and information on all of the websites and they'll stay up for three days. the mother of two, you'll remember, missing back on december 7th. and powell's husband said he was camping with his young sons in sub freezing temperatures at the time she disappearedment iran is giving western nations one month to accept the proposal. they want them to sell tehran
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nuclear fuel or uranium in smaller batches instead of at once and they dismissed a deadline for a u.n. drafted deal to swap yaurn for nuclear fuel. and they're standing in its own way by this ultimatum. a 24-year-old cold case is now closed. but the mother of martha jean lambert is not buying the outcome. florida authorities say that david lambert has confessed to accidentally killing his 12-year-old sister in an argument and then burying her body back in 1985. lambert's mother does not believe this. she says she still is convinced her daughter was kidnapped and the girl's remains have never been found. how mysterious. >> right. dave, talk about sport. texas tech started the new year with a head football
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coach after firing mike leech. they may end up in court after being sued by said football coach. after that they managed to beat michigan state in the alamo bowl. fourth quarter texas tech down 4. how about this, the backup quarterback, steven sheffield leads them down the field and the red raiders, 34-31 lead and they go on to win 41-31 and mike leech probably seething somewhere. the fans came out in support of him, those signs all over the stadium. to county stadium, shep smith's old miss, cluster gave miss fans, rushed for 180 yards and including two touchdowns, including this 86-yard t.d. run. rebels roll 21-7 and mccluster the first with a thousand yards rushing and 500 yards
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receiving in the same year and oklahoma state six turnovers in the fourth quarter and this game had 12 turnovers in all. somebody had to win and guys, shep smith was miced up doing work with the commentator, a part-time sports guy and of course he was seamless. >> great at the play by play as we know from the car chases. >> and that may be where the experience comes in. let's turn the attention to the south. something is happening in the south we didn't think would occur in the united states. that is tobacco bans taking place across the south. virginia, of course, arguably the place where tobacco first came in the united states, and north carolina. in in fact the virginia smoking ban has been about a month and a lot of people were upset about it, restaurants and bars and may not be a bad thing, because they're seeing record profits. this is a strange thing. restauranteurs and bar owners fought against this, thought
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it would kill their business, in fact, profits are up. their sales are up and reservations are up and their wait staff is much happier, they report because they don't reek of smoke. at least the ones they've slated here in the la times. >> it's shocking, this is tobacco row. you see 255,000 employees in north carolina in the tobacco industry alone. this is the part of the country where tobacco as you said, clayton, really came into popularity in this country and i think we're seeing if north carolina and virginia have gone, the whole country will now follow. every state is soon to join the no smoking bans. >> and you pointed out the graphic and let's throw that up there again. who knows how much implication this can have on particular jobs. if people start to smoke less, that's how people will lose their jobs, but-- >> are they smoking less? >> that's the question, right. i mean, we saw the bans take place in california and saw among youth especially in california numbers plummeted from some of the smoking bans in bars. >> right, but smoking for the
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first time in seven, eight years in this country was up last year overall. >> was at that right. how can that be? that is shocking because how can that be when you have to hover in the freezing cold outside in places like new york and north of there for many months outside of your office smoking? it just seems like that's such a deterrent that everybody would quit. i'm shocked to hear that. >> i was stunned to find that as well, but-- >> just a little historical note, george washington grew tobacco at mt. vernon in virginia. there's a long history. rick is enjoying a butt outside right now in the cold. >> yeah, i am, it's nice. you know how cold it is, the crew was afraid to move outside, turn around this is how far outside the door we are, you made us go an entire two feet, they were afraid to go 30 feet outside. take a look at video outside of the dakotas and sioux
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falls, extremely cold. this is a place that saw a blizzard a week and a half ago and all that have snow is sit thering and now you've got the temperatures that are brutal. look at the current wind chills right now back across the maps, it feels like minus 11 in minneapolis and the wind is not that bad across the northern plains, it's much worse across now parts of the northeast, but take a look at records broken yesterday. check it out. minus 37 in international calls, that's actually our temperature, that's not the wind chill, that's not factoring the wind in at all. it was minus 30 in jamestown, north dakota. minus 13 in norfolk, nebraska, you're going to warm up, when i say warm up into the single digits and drop back down again later this week. here is the satellite radar across the eastern part of the country. cold air settled into florida. cold air down across the southeast and we still have
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the snow, that storm wound up across the northeast in new england. we've seen significant snowfall totals and very strong winds. yesterday we had winds in gloucester, mass, 60 miles per hour along with the snow and cold temperatures. across the west, things very nice in southern california. record breaking high temperatures yesterday. and another nice, warm day and the pacific northwest enjoy it right now because another batch of rain moves in this evening. temperatures for your day today are going to shape up like this. still very cold all across really the eastern two-thirds of the country, but we're going to be better. and minneapolis, how is that, nice. >> it's beautiful. it's a dry cold, thanks, rick. >> come on in, rick, come on in. >> yeah, all right, so what better time than the new year to make a fresh start? chances are you've made some resolutions, listen to this, if you're a woman, research suggests that you will soon break those resolutions. meant don't laugh, you will break many as well and fail.
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>> more, more often than the ladies. you do, but you break them, also, how can we change that? >> yeah, psychiatrist and fox news contributor, dr. keith ablow how to finally stick to your resolutions, dr. ablow, nice to see you this morning. >> hey, nice to see you, too, happy new year to you. all right, what do we do because we all i think get rid these things after three weeks. one of the first tips here, don't set your goals too high, i guess, is a smart move, right? >> absolutely. look, dr. mark segal, my buddy and i always talk about being healthy like a fox or happy like a fox. you've got to be clever. when you set your new year's resolutions, don't everreach. you know, it's fine to say i want to get down to a size 2, but if you're a size ten you might want to say a size 8, size 9. you want to lose a few pounds. just look at that as a goal, as a reachable goal and listen, if you overperform, that's okay. but people can become very frustrated, i can tell you psych lodge. if you set your goals too high and find yourself falling
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short, it's dispiriting, don't set yourself up that way. reasonable goals. doc, i've been telling these two since i got here, set the barlow, it's easy to jump over. >> set the barlow, i like that. >> you also say you have to find what's behind the problem. if your health is the problem and hence your resolution, what's behind this? >> absolutely. listen, again, be clever about how to set yourself up for success. if you're trying it lose weight, i'll use that as an example, you've got to find out if there's a depression which causes evereating, you'd better address the root cause. we've got to find out what is the problem here. in other words, if you can't manage your finances and you say, hey, i'm going to save more money, that's fine, but you better find out driving that spending behavior. is it low self-esteem. get to the root cause and attack that as oppose today just a symptom of what's causing the problem. >> doctor, before we get back to your tips, i want to ask, what's the problem with women
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and resolutions? why does it say that women are 74% more women make resolutions than men, but then, they apparently instantly break them. why do we have a harder time? >> well, maybe it's simply that women are more fluid in terms of their goals. they can readjust. and also, you know, it might also be that, that there's-- it's possible and it's also possible that women actually don't look as much toward the individual kind of goals that they're going to set. there's not as much of a frontier mentality and that's why i say for both genders, enlist the help of other people. don't do this alone. tell lots of people, hey, this is my goal this year, because people will try to hold you to it. especially if you invite them to. women and men, but women may need it more, a sister hood of resolutions. >> go to the gym with the buddy. >> he's letting the gender off the hook. >> what do you think. >> i think that men are more
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committed. >> my wife's watching at home. >> fudging the numbers. yesterday, i posted that on my blog because if you-- >> they're flighty. >> what? >> the new years resolution. >> what are you talking about? you're denigrating all women because we can't keep resolution, maybe we're busier, kids to take care of. >> boom. >> let's get to another step. we'll try to solve the ways of women later. understanding every goal in a series of steps helps us achieve that seems to make sense, doc. >> absolutely. break everything down. and say, look, that's fine that i want to improve my marriage. but that's such a global goal. how do you go about doing such a thing? that's the question. i'm going to take a series of steps, it can be as simple as this, we're going to have coffee three times a week and actually talk to each other for 15 minutes, three times a week. >> what? >> you'd be surprised how many couples don't do this, it's revolutionary, break it down into steps and achieve the steps and find yourselves way down the road. >> finally you say, grade yourself weekly.
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if i have to grade mine, i'm already at an f and we're three days in. why is that important? >> it's so important to hold yourself to account and that's also why i say friends can be helpful and saying, hey, you know, you said you were going to stop with the lottery tickets. i see you in the convenience store all the time i'm just, it's a friendly reminder here, that was your goal, okay? so, the bottom line is grading yourself, haven't done it, i'm not going to beat myself up. but i'm going to make myself try to do it more next week. i'd grade are self literally weekly, 52 grades whether you're on track for your resolution, it's very important to do that and don't expect it to be painless. that may be another point. expect that this is going to be uncomfortable. change always is. but then once you're on a roll, really, you can have momentum and feels very good. dr. keith ablow, great stuff and thank you for giving us insight into the female mind. >> thanks for playing along with us. >> i'm on call for you guys. you let me know if anything
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becomes too difficult, call me up. >> will do, thanks, doctor. a new poll shows a major rift between religious leaders and parishioners when it comes to immigration reform. so how should we handle illegals? we'll have a fair and balanced debate with our religious panel ahead. >> charlie sheen and his wife get into a violent domestic dispute and all may now be for given, should prosecutors still pursue charges, stick with us for a debate.
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>> all right. it's time for your news by the numbers on this sunday morning, first up 2.4 million. that's how much evangelical pastor rick warren received in donations for his church and also more than double what he needed to fill a $900,000 deficit at his southern california mega church. next up, four seconds that's how long it took for the first baby of 2010 to be born after the stroke of midnight. olivia rose allen born to
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proud parents adrian and jerry of baltimore, maryland. mom says she could have pushed earlier, but heck, why not wait a few more seconds and lastly 5 million dollars how much russian millionaire, roman abram vich spent on the new year's eve bash in st. bart's. 250 guests attended the party at the caribbean estate. over to dave abram-- vich. >> actor charlie sheen was arrested and served a restraining order after a panicked 911 call from his wife. >> my husband had me with-- with a knife and i'm scared for my life and he threatened me. >> okay, are you guys separated right now? >> yeah, right now we have people that are separating us, but i have to file the report or-- >> is he still there, does he still have the knife. >> now sheen's wife says she
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wants to save their marriage. but can prosecutors continue to press charges even without her support? >> fox news contributor and criminal defense attorney join us this morning, good morning to both of you. you spoke with the lawyer for charlie sheen's wife last night. >> last night. >> can they in fact go forward with charges without her testifying? she clearly has no interest in furthering this case? right, but the prosecutors still can go forward and they can compel her under colorado law because there's an exception under the marital privilege. usually you can't have the husband testify against the wife in domestic violence issue, but when i talked to them last night, yes, they can compel her under colorado law, but she may not be the best witness if she wants to reconcile and they are trying to lift the restraining order this week, that's what they told me this week, lift the restraining order so they can get back together. >> their marriage is a whole other issue, but legally how would they go forward with
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this case without her testifying, what else is there? >> exactly, it doesn't make sense for prosecutors to go forward unless they can win and without her being a willing accuser, they can't win. it's now going from he said she said to a he said. why even bother prosecuting if that's the case. >> not really, there's the affidavit that the cop swore out at the time and she's not recanting from the affidavit. she's not saying that that was not true. what yale said she may come back and say, look, everyone was drinking, they were horsing around, he didn't mean to hurt me, but that's not what it says in the affidavit. >> if i'm representing charlie i'm going to say that should not come in because he's got a 6th amendment right to confront his accuser, without her there to do it. i say throw the statement out. less tan zero. >> excited under hearsay and i think that-- >> and we don't have time to get into this, but the blood alcohol levels were reported very high, brook said to be .4 or higher. >> right. and even he had a blood
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alcohol level and really not much of a trial. there's not much of a case with-- >> well, there's physical evidence as well. when the officer was there he saw the lacerations around her throat so thats were in keeping with his-- >> that would come in. >> that would come in. >> trying to protect her, the state is trying to protect her. >> right, exactly. here is the problem with rape victims and domestic violence victims many times battered wives they don't want to come forward. >> right. and they don't want to protect themselves. thank you both for the debate and happy new year to both of you coming up. parishioners and those in the pulpit at odds over immigration reform. do catholics want more immigrants in america? do they want to pass away to citizenship? our experts will take up the issue next.
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>> immigration reform is a divisive issue in this country and now it's dividing the church, too. many catholic church leaders believe that immigration should be increased and the path to citizenship should be easier, but a zogby polls finds most parishioners disagree. a survey in the general public found that 69% of catholics think that immigration levels are already too high. only 14% say this they're just right. here to discuss the findings and whether there's a rift between the pulpit and the pew is our religious panel. roy beck, executive director of numbers usa and kevin appleby migration and catholic bishops and father jonathan morris, now him well, a religious contributing. father jonathan, start with you. there is a disconnect apparently between the pulpit and what religious leaders are saying and the general public, why? >> i think that kevin is an
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expert on the poll itself. you know what, i think there's a bit of a disconnect. social conservative in america, the issue of perhaps pro-life, a ground swell of support on the part of conservative catholics, saying, bishops, leaders, speak up, come on and you've seen a much stoppinger voice and there is immigration reform, you don't see that ground swell to say open up the doors. that's definitely true. >> roy, you are against more immigration. extreme what it is about religious leaders that they aren't hearing the general public? >> well, i think that the religious leaders have a really strong compassion for the outsider, the people who have come in illegally, as well as all the people who want to come in from other countries, but there's about 5 billion people who would like to come to the united states in all. they're more impoverished than the average mexican, but i
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think the leaders put the numbers on those whereas the members that charges, their priority is the compassion in their own community. the 15 million americans that are unemployed and they see the government giving up 75,000 permanent work permits to new immigrants every month and they go that doesn't make sense. we should stop bringing in new foreign workers right now. we should concentrate on our own poor, our own unemployed. it's not that either group is hard hearted. it's not that the methodist and lutheran and episcopal and catholic pi catholic bishops are against $. >> the community. >> it's a huge division. >> what do you think, kevin, behind the rift? >> i don't think there is a rift, there are other polls out there that are more scientific, stanford and michigan did a poll that 61% of catholics support increased immigration. we did a poll recently that said that catholics, 69% support a path to citizenship. if the immigrants register with the government, which is
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an important piece because most americans want them to come out of the shadows, register with the government. pay into the system and play by the same rules that other americans are playing by and that's important. >> i think so much of this whole topic is so divisive because of the language that's used. i believe there's a natural right of every human person to look for a better life, to em great with an e. but there's also a responsibility of every government to control the amount of immigration, to make sure it's sustainable and safe for the immigrant and those who are citizens and i think if we get beyond the political partisanship. what is best for the democrats and republicans, and it's been out of control and unsafe and that's not good, but it's the religious leaders responsibility to lead the charge on this. >> it's the responsibility to give principles for decision makers and for politicians to say, we're going to use, going to implement policy that's
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going to be good for the human being. for the person. >> all right weeks' going to leave it on that note. father jonathan morris and beck, and thank you to debate it in a pleasant fashion. gentlemen, we really appreciate it. report, let's go over to dave, to clayton for what's up on the show. >> aly went to get us coffee and didn't think i'd make it back. ap dave's here, too, what happened in britain and whether the mi-5 agency kept quiet what they knew about mutallab and not communicating with the united states. >> i can't believe you went out in the cold. wow, also, you want some wine with that cheese? that's w-h-i-n-e. how about trying a complaint choir. >> what's your complaint? you can sing along and get bent. music you can moan to straight ahead. we'll explain the complaint. >> i'm complaint it's cold outside ♪ it's cold outside and i'm inside and i'm still cold ♪
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>> >> good morning everyone. it's sunday, january 3rd. 2010. here is what's happening at this hour, we do start with a fox news alert for you, because both the u.s. and the u.k. have shut down tear embassies in yemen this morning after security threats. we will have the latest details for you on this breaking story. >> and we once dubbed her janet from another planet. i don't know if we dubbed her. >> i don't think so. >> what, just you? >> is it time to get serious? is homeland security secretary janet napolitano becoming too much of a liability for president obama. >> twins born a decade apart. i saw the story and can't explain it. >> quite a headline. >> how did it happen? break it down for you. our slogan this hour from andy of lake virginia, if you want
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to win in 2010 start your day with "fox & friends." 2010. see now we're getting plural. >> i'll ollie north and you're watching "fox & friends." >> thank you, ollie. >> and great to see you. so much news to discuss, including what's happened in yemen this morning. things have apparently gotten scarier there and more dangerous so embassy personnel are being told to stay at home. >> right. >> and also this morning we're soliciting, are we allowed to solicit. >> we are. >> we're allowed to solicit, some areas we're not allowed to solicit. we're solicit, door-to-door and solicit. we're soliciting your e-mails over safety and concerns over flying. we will have a panel that will answer your questions in the nine o'clock hour. so many questions, can i bring a pillow, a laptop computer these days, do i need to make sure i need this amount of liquid. what if i'm a diabetic? all of these questions are up
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in the air because of christmas day. >> what about the body scan machines, i heard you can decline them and get a body patdown. if that's true i'm frightened more than a week ago. >> great point. i want to know what can be done today to make it safer for tomorrow. breaking news in yemen. >> the u.s. embassy in yemen is closed today because of al-qaeda threats in the region, that's the al-qaeda and the arabian peninsula with direct threats apparently towards the u.s. embassy and also the u.k. embassy in yemen has closed today. david petraeus was there just 24 hours ago. he has said that we're ramping up our counterterrorism fight there and we spent 67 million dollars in that country last year, over 120 million is planned to be spent next year, this battle is getting intense, very quick le. >> yeah, it seems the british and the american governments coming together here because they've announced yesterday, gordon brown announced yesterday on the government website there in the u.k. that we're coming together. the two countries and working and putting money together in
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a fund that will go to yemen and they need it because of past problems and certainly what that country is going through. just to recap, some of the history there in yemen, take a look at this, in case you've forgotten what unfolded there, back in january of this year, the government opened fire at the u.s. embassy with police. no one was killed, fortunately, but in 2008, 19 people killed outside the u.s. embassy and of course, who can forget 2000? >> yeah, that of course, the u.s.s. cole was bombed in yemen. parts of the prem in yemen, if you're not familiar with it. tremendous poverty there. there's diminished water reserves, they're going to run out of water soon and its only source of income is oil which is also going to run dry soon, yet, there's abundance of firearms and all of us are just now learning about yemen, on the radar, obviously and president obama says it's on his radar and did you know that yemen is the second only to pakistan in terms of the aid that we send for counterterrorism? i would have thought afghanistan or something else.
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>> it looked like it will be first next year. >> now, yes, they're doubling it as you said. and gordon brown is meeting with all of his intelligence ministers this week, coming up, to see what can be done about yemen as well as connecting the dots in particular with abdul mutallab. >> you mentioned goes coming from the country there, natural, liquid natural gas shipped, directly into boston harbor. the positive mayor wants to stop that process. if you've ever been to boston, massachusetts you find they come frighteningly close to the residential area, thomas menino says no more ships directly into the harbor. he wants them to offload the stuff out before they get in the harbor. his quote, extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures to ensure the safety of our city. aly, you've lived there, you've been in that harbor, it's shocking to see how close they come to these areas, isn't it? >> yes, once this is planted
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in your head that this is a possibility that something catastrophic could happen, you can't believe it hasn't happened there because it's so easy and so close to a residential area. and of course the mayor is calling for this, wants to protect the city whereas the company in charge of these shipments, a u.s. company called district gas says that everything is safe, they make sure that the cargo is all checked and say that some of what the mayor is doing is based on a 2004 study that is based on quote, dangerously flawed assumptions. his recommendations were scientifically unsupported and premature, they don't want anything to change in boston yet. >> all eyes on what's happening in britain and unfolding in britain and we talked about the two countries coming together to put the fund together for yemen. we're learning about the british government, top spy agency mi-5, their version of the cia. what they knew about that detroit bomber. a few years ago, it turns out mi-5 knew that he had communications with extremists
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and did nothing, sat on that information. is it a domino effect? and communicate to authorities and piecing together, would they have in fact pieced the information together, al-lackey who communicated with him when he was in britain. radicalizing major hasan and connection with mutallab, is that a domino effect? >> hard to place blame at least for hee on the mi-5. the u.k. had him on, canceled his visa. mi-5 said, the country said he could not come back in their country and they did their job. there was no direct threat from mutallab. so, what were they going to do? can't put him on a no-fly list base odd on communicating with extremists. the dad went to the u.s.
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embassy and said my-- >> my point was, had then that communication unfolded with his father and the mi-5 told the cia previous to that this we knew about this ren the red flag, the father is coming forward we might have stopped this a month beforehand. >> this is the problem, if we're not going to talk to other countries, it's never in a vacuum things happen. >> we had enough information on our own is my only point. we had plenty of information. >> sure. >> we did not connect the dots. absolutely, but had mi-5 shared with the cia or the fbi hopefully that this guy was becoming radicalized they knew, they were listening in on phone calls and said they had multiple communications between him and other extremists and what i thought doesn't ring true, they said he's one of many who who mixed with extremists. >> or not themselves thought to be involved or plotting to support terrorism. what are they doing playing monopolies when you're talking to extremists? >> let's put in context.
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the subway bombings in london of course, and the bus bombings in london, we know that there were communications that the united states had and we sat on and might not have connected with the british government back and forth and they need to communicate more effectively. there's scared moments our intelligence agency doesn't want to communicate with other countries perhaps compromise the security. >> some say the u.k. universities are a breeding ground for extremists. >> the issue in the u.k. very different from the one we're facing here. >> the problem for the u.k. is that they've got so many violent extremists to watch and so many plots to watch that they cannot look at the ab bu mutallab types between a radical and extremists. he was flirting with
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extremism, but hadn't crossed the line. >> he may have communicated, but might not have been to the point of plotting something. >> that's one problem and he went on to say they're not the professors and administration in some of the universities in london are not vigilent in verms of the sloppy education that allows this radicalism to be bred. they do allow jihadists to speak and thought well in college everybody kind of sews their radical oats and protests one thing other another. but in fact, this brand of it is much more dangerous than having a sit-in because you don't like the food in your cafeteria. >> yeah, this is something we need to be aware of here now that we've found out this radical imam who is connected to the fort hood shotter and the underwear bomber, he was born here in the united states, born in new mexico, radicalized in all likelihood here in the united states. this is a problem we need to
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be aware of. it's something at that we were aware of that shocks me is john brennan the president's counterterrorism advisor, he was briefed in october on this specific technology, the underwear bomb used, built in yemen because the saudies informed him of where this come from. there was an assassination attempt with the very same technology, this underwear bombing of course, it failed in saudi arabia, but they wanted our government to know that this was being developed. >> right. >> and did we do anything about that? again, failure to connect the dots. >> now, we're also learning this morning coming from the nctc, the national counterterrorism center and mike lighter, the head there say we know now with absolute certainty, al-qaeda and others are seeking new ways to attack the united states on american soil. a direct quote from him they're plotting and planning and failed attempt to destroy northwest airlines flight 253 are the starkest reminder of the insidious--
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i know i'm on camera not me saying this, while this ended in failure we know that certainty that al-qaeda and those to support its ideology continue to refine their methods and pursue their attack on the homeland. >> i think we knew that. i mean, i don't know that-- maybe we have-- >> nothing surprises me. >> but, i mean, this always a stark reminder when there's a foiled attack that it's still happening and that we're still at war, but i didn't think that al-qaeda had stopped its plotting. >> the real shift here may be to yemen instead of the border region of afghanistan and pakistan, seems as if yemen has become a focal point because the country is collapsing in many ways, a new front on terror. >> the president ordered strikes on december. >> and killed many. >> a man suspected of gunning down four family members in that tragic thanksgiving dinner shooting is now arrested in the florida keys. police say a tip led them to a
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hotel where paul merhige was staying. he's been the subject after massive manhunt that included had a $100,000 reward. merhige is accused of killing his twin sisters, his 79-year-old aunt and his six-year-old cousin at a family gathering. police say he faces four counts of first degree murder. afghanistan's parliament is rejecting 17 of president hamid karzai's 24 cabinet nominees and says that he has to make new selections. the head of the u.n. mission in afghanistan is calling the ruling a setback that will delay efforts to get a functioning government up and running. officials say karzai will now have to spend political energy nominating new choices when the country should be focused on needed reform. >> didn't take them because they're corrupt. >> really. >> this is' heavy snow falling in salem, massachusetts and some strong winds, let's get a check on all of this from rick reichmuth in the weather center. >> the northeast has been pummelled with more wind and snow and that area of low pressure, the downer clock-wise circulation has
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gotten so wound up. warm air across the north side of that. bangor maine, 36 degrees. burlington vermont, 10 degrees. cold air across the eastern two-thirds of the country. if you want warm temps go far out towards the west and the satellite radar picture for us is going to be continuing to show a little bit of snow, this across the part of the country. not that bad, one or two inches, could stick to overpasses and roads and be careful as you're heading out and snow around parts of the northeast and begin to taper off and becomes a lake effect snow issue we'll have the next couple of days, back to you. >> thanks so much, rick. and those are your headlines. >> good, thank you, alisyn. coming up on the show, controversy on capitol hill over the tsa nominee, is political wrangling putting our air security at risk or is it the right questions to be raising questions about the man's past. host of fox news sunday, chris wallace is up with those answers. >> and voicing your complaints in song. complaint choirs are the new singing sensation, we'll tell
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>> welcome back to "fox & friends," the obama administration is trying to patch the holes that allowed the potential terrorist bomber on board northwest airlines flight 253. but two choices recently made by the president are drawing some harsh criticism. joining us with more is the host of fox news sunday, chris wallace, good morning to you, sir. >> good morning, dave. >> some are concerned by an apparent conflict of interest on mr. john brennan. tell us about those concerns. >> well, john brennan, and in fact, he's our guest on fox news sunday today and we just interviewed him. it's a fascinating interview he talks about closing the embassy in yemen, he talks about the threat. he talks about the division to
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charge abdul mutallab as a criminal defendant not as an enemy combatant and really very much urge people to watch this show on the fox broadcast network this morning, but he was, well, first of all, for 25 years he was in the cia. after that, he was one of the people who helped set up the national counterterrorism center and he left the government, i believe, in about 2005, 2006 and worked for several years for a private corporation, which was involved in helping to set up all of these terror watch lists, now that he's come back into the government and is involved in this review, some people say, well, isn't there a conflict of interest. he helped set up the counterterrorism center, he was involved in company and no longer has an interest in it any longer. he's an expert on these areas, it's an interagency review, hardly like he's alone and
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involved in this. i think he's got a lot of credibility and knowledge aj part of the problem, often times we decide in washington to ban the people who know the most about the issue. >> there's another pick drawing some criticism as you know, errol southers, the man chosen to run the tsa obama pick, being held up by different concerns though. they are concerned that he might unionize the tsa, but another issue has since surfaced and that's when he was a fbi agent, he improperly ran background checks on the boyfriend of his former wife and he apparently didn't tell the truth to congress. might this prove a major stumbling block for the head of the tsa? >> this is certainly more troubling, i think, than the brennan situation. because he did testify before congress and specifically what he said, and this has become well-known, it was a long time ago, it was about 20 years ago when he was in law enforcement, he said he had gotten another law enforcement officer to go through some
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confidential criminal records to take a look at a guy who was dating his then estranged wife. it turned out the guy had a criminal record. he said i was just concerned about the safety of my estranged wife and my children. and it later turned out and shortly after he testified under oath, he amend his testimony and said well, in fact, it wasn't somebody else, i misremembered it, i went through the criminal records myself twice. you know, i think you can choose to be, to decide whether you think this is significant or not. obviously, there are privacy questions involving the tsa and their access to records and this guy although it is 20 years ago does have a record of having gone through those kinds of records himself for personal reasons. i think the more significant issue is jim demint, a republican of south carolina put a hold on his nomination, because he's concerned that errol southers and that the obama administration would allow the tsa to unionize. you may remember back in 2002, when the whole department of
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homeland security was being set up there was a big fight between republicans and democrats about whether members of the homeland security department, department of the workers should be allowed to unionize or not. so, that's a kind of a bigger issue. my guess is southers is going to get through. there are a number of republicans as well as democrats as they support him, but, you know, he's going to have to go through the process as he has so far. >> yeah, may not be enough there to hold up his nomination either. should be an intriguing fox news sunday and john brennan, again, one of the top advisors to the president on national security issues, chris, we are looking forward to it. check your local listings for fox news sunday. thank you for joining us this morning. >> thank you, david. >> all right, coming up, you're probably familiar with the story of that new jersey dad who fought for years to get his son sean back from brazil. now, another custody case of an american parent fighting brazilian courts emerged y can't an american dad get his own child back? and is homeland security
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secretary janet napolitano too big a liability for president obama? we'll look at some of the comments she's made calling her capability into question some say. why weight loss surgery may be going more mainstream. we'll chew the fat on that next.
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>> welcome back everyone. the f.a.a. is keeping a closer eye on american airlines following three mishaps in the past month. reports show that jetliners wing tips touched the ground in two landings. one in north carolina and another in texas and in jamaica, a plane overshot the runway during heavy rain and f.a.a. officials say they will conduct a review to see if there might be some larger issues at work here. police in mexico just arrested one of the country's most wanted alleged drug lords,
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considered to be a key member of the beltran drug cartel, a cartel made up of himself and three brothers and u.s. officials say that the cartels, with numerous murders and buying off police and others to protect their business. reports show more than 15,000 people have been killed by mexican drug cartels since 2006. wow. let's go to chaiton. >> all right, thank you, aly. when homeland security secretary janet napolitano commented on the underwear bomber she says it worked. and president obama called it a failure. she had to explain her remarks, she never used the word terrorism, quote although i did not use the word terrorism i referred to man-caused disasters. it demonstrates that we want to move away from the politics of fear, sort of policy being prepared for all risks that can occur. and then in april, she had to explain to the canadian
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broadcast corporation why she want today tighten the borders, take a listen. >> to the extent that terrorists have come into our country or suspected or known terrorists entered our country across the border, it's been across the canadian border. >> now she told us the system worked after the foiled terror plot on christmas day. >> what we're focused on is making sure that the air environment remains safe that people are confident when they travel and one thing i'd like to point out is that the system worked. >> the system worked, so both sides of the aisle raising this question, is she a liability to the obama administration? joining us now is editor at large of the national review online, jonah goldberg, nice to see you, happy new year. >> great to be here, clayton. you had penned this earlier in a column, you said that the obama white house wants to show it's serious by airplane security it needs to fire, quote, this patently
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unqualified hack. those are your words. is that what they need to do? >> i think as a matter of political analysis, it's too late until the next disastrous mistake for them to fire her. i think that she is, you know, there's too many time has elapsed between what happened with the christmas bomber and obama's statements for him to sort of turn on a dime and say, okay, she's going to go unless something crazy comes out of the numerous hearings coming up on the hill. but i think she's coming to symbolize an ideological position on his administration the same way that john ashcroft symbolized a tough on war on terror. the man-caused disaster stuff, not knowing the basic details of her job. basically having an out of the block, blase' and political response the system works talking point. she's just ill-suited for the job and she clearly has an ideological view on the war on terror is not that serious a thing and should be degraded
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down to one of many things that fema and all of these kind of groups look at. >> you bring up a great point. symbolism means the world in politics and when you have her come out before the president speaking on the very same issue and two patently different responses. but is it fair to point out all of the blame on her, 16 spy agencies in the united states dealing with this, national counterterrorism center trying to piece this altogether. britain withholding information? there's a lot of blame to go around here. does it fall all on her? >> oh, no, no, i agree with you on entirely. i don't think it all falls on her. my point is never that she was responsible for the christmas bomber. i don't think that, you know, i don't think she's been a great steward of the agency and you can put some of the blame on her. i think this probably could have happened under any president, under any secretary. ideological, philosophically she's ill-suited for the job. her response to a terrorist attack like this should not have been this blase' talking point which she reiterated over and over again in
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interviews, oh, the system worked. it should have been this is outrageous we're not going to tolerate this, not the kind of thing our system can condone. instead it was a very hackish, very political sort of nothing to see here folks, move along, kind of response. when you add it to her record, my point is she never should have been appointed in the first place, her ill fit for this job. the idea that she shouldn't be kicked loose after this disastrous sort of, would be sort of silly, hammers home the fact that she's just not the right person for the job. might make a great hhs setting for all i know. >> jonah goldberg always good to see you editor at large national review online. happy to see you, sir. >> and you. >> thanks, jonah. >> get ready to turn down the volume, that's what one lawmaker, they're trying to say about the loud television commercials, you know, it's real quiet one second and then you go, the applauding over there and then you go to commercials and they get really loud. that might be the mute button
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>> all right. i'm so excited about this. take a look at your screen, wake the kids up. this is your shot of the morningment it looks like something out of a movie, but this is for real. a japanese company testing out the first eight-wheeled electric car. you see it's eight wheels, dave. don't-- >> why should i be impressed. >> top speeds of 230 miles per hour. >> i'm impressed. >> and go 200 miles on just one charge. >> why the eight wheeler? why? >> because according to, not necessarily faster, but more energy efficient by putting the-- by putting the weight distribution and the movement over multiple wheels, they can that out. it is able to retain a charge longer. >> it looks like a combination of a tank hearse.
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>> james bond-like grocery getter. >> tell me you wouldn't impress people tooling around connecticut in that. >> going down to the-- going down to the joe's bagels. >> exactly. in the meantime, we do have some news for you, here are your headlines and we start with a fox news alert. there is breaking news this morning, the u.s. and britain shut down their embassies in yemen this morning over security fears. this comes as the nation's top counterterrorism official is warning that he knows with, quote, absolute certainty that al-qaeda and other terror groups are working on new ways to attack the united states. joining us from washington with the latest is caroline shively. caroline, this is chilling stuff. give us an update. >> it certainly is, you got it. the head of the national counterterrorism center says northwest flight 253 shows us that terrorist thets facing the u.s. are insidious and they're not stopping. they went on to say while this attempt ended in failure we know this absolute certainty that al-qaeda and those who support the ideology continue
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to refine the method to test our defenses and pursue an attack on the homeland. they say that umar abdul mutallab smuggled 80 grams on the flight to detroit and assembled in the bathroom and planned to detonate with chemicals. of course this failed. it wasn't because u.s. officials hadn't figured anything out. it was amateurism implementation and the head says that terror attempts was a sharp reminder of the threats we faced, but his office never saw this attack coming and neither did the rest of our intel agencies. it was created in 2004 to coordinate between the agencies between the cia, fbi and pentagon. and the president will bring them together in the white house situation room to discuss what went wrong. >> that sounds like a good
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thing, caroline thank you. according to the top u.s. commander in iraq, he has plenty of flexibility and possible delays under a u.s. plan. all combat troops are to leave iraq by the end of august. remaining 50,000 troops will be noncombat operatings such as training. the new information this morning on the somali man accused of trying to attack a cartoonist whose drawing of the prophet muhammad outraged many in the muslim world. the suspect was charged with attempted murder and we're now learning that a somali suspect was arrested back in september in kenya for plotting attack on secretary of state hillary clinton and it was believed to have ties to al-qaeda. >> does everyone have ties to al-qaeda? >> apparently. weight loss surgery may not be just for the very obese. with new improvements, scientists prevent that diabetics and people slightly overweight will be getting this surgery and some of the new procedures are done in an
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hour and don't even require an incision. what put a you beer band around the outside of your stomach. >> like going in for bow botox. or go to the gym. >> listen to this, two identical twins born in separate decades. their parents say they will celebrate their birthdays, individually and the doctor says that she had to perform an emergency c-section on the babies because one of the boys was not getting enough nutrition. listen. >> i turned to miss robeles and her husband do you want them to have the same birthday or different birthday? >> and she went for the different birthday, and different decades. doctors say that the boys will be able to go home in about eight weeks, their father says it will be good for each boy to have his own birthday party. >> noi this from twins having two of my own, you have to get them separate cakes, they don't have to be on separate days, but separate cakes are a must.
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>> do you think your parents got the option, like he a new year's eve baby. did they say do you want this year, 76, 75? >> i don't think they had that option my mom was in labor for like 18 hours with me. >> she said get this thing out. >> so warm in there. >> she went in on the 30th and had me on the 31st so if they gave her the option to push it another day. i think she would have said i'm not going to have it at all. >> let's turn our attention to something that ought to excite you that congress is doing for once. >> yeah. >> you know when you're watching tv hanging out with the family and watching "fox & friends," for instance, example. >> all of a sudden comes a commercial and boom, blasts you off the couch. some loud insanely loud commercial makes you jump back. >> i'm-- >> and turn it oun. appears that congress is finally doing something about this. actually passing legislation to turn it down. >> yeah, here is how it works, first of all, the fcc, okay, and i was struck by this how fascinating this is.
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federal communications commission, no complaint gets more filings for the fcc than this one. they field so many phone calls, rick got excited the first news story he's gotten excited about. >> that's right. >> they field complaints, number one complaint they get loud commercials and now they're doing something about it. >> rick must be one of the two groups that complained the most of older americans and stay at home moms. and they're the ones advertisers say they're targeting with this. they crank up the volume because older americans may be hard of hearing and stay at home moms have other things playing and kids talking so they boost it to try to aim their products these two groups and annoys everyone. >> can i be a tech nerd. you want to know how it actually works. >> what happens is the companies are allowed to play the volumes at peak volume. if you're watching 24, there's
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a peak volume. even after a somber moment where jack bower is talking, they're allowed to be at the peak that the explosion was minutes ago. >> now different. the peak volume will match that of the previous seg segment on investigation. >> which it is "fox & friends" be then our peak level probably what, rick doing the weather? >> depend if aly is talking a lot and-- >> and to you, dave, actually, you're the culprit. >> i'm probably the peak can't get louder than me. >> you go to 11. >> you're like a stadium. >> but now the commercial haves to stay at my peak. >> and if rick is talking kind of like at a senior home, a little quiet. so just depends where your peak volume happens to be. >> if you have a complaint about any of this and the volume, why don't you explain how you can sipping your complaints and the applause. >> good morning, nice to see you all. >> a standing ovation.
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>> happy new year. >> what is going on courtney, complaint choirs a new way to vent. >> that's right, a new trend. complaint choirs and this man and his wife in finland they created the idea in 2005 and since there have been over 60 performances from countries like singapore, italy, israel and of course the united states. a few on line. in chicago they complain about everything from tourists to ex-husbands. ♪ (bleep) >> and complain about the cold weather and pricey tuition.
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>> complain about the clothing, people. >> from the city of brotherly love the choir is complaining from maintenance issues to unemployment. >> this is great. how widespread is this? >> it's all-around the world and we don't want to forget about them and their problems. take a look at seng poor's complaint choir.
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>> okay. so there's this website complaint you can see all of the different choirs, there are videos and pictures and instructions how to form your own and the big deal, you have to try to get a television camera to film you that would help and get the most attention and i actually created my own complaint choir. >> the camera right there. >> i have a lot of anger about the subway, so, i wrote it into my blackberry ♪ i take the one train i always have to fight my way inside ♪ ♪ it's crowded i'm smushed in someone's arm pit and it smells ♪ ♪ beg gars ask me for money, i'd rather take a car by for until i'm making millions with a chauffeur and mayor bloomberg add more... ♪ . >> go on complaining about
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your song. i feel better, all of that and the negatives. >> that's a solo. >> a choir takes more than one. >> but i have to say i love it. >> courtney, thank you. >> i was waiting for you to harmonize with her, dave. >> a beat box. >> we'll make it a choir. >> we can write something complaining about this. >> oh, yes! >> no, not yes, but-- >> look at my skills. >> a three-way race going on for last place, which is really-- >> go clayton. >> clayton, you're, actually he went for a whole underkgs last week. >> and went 3-1. >> went 3-1 and made up some ground and check out that, if you want warm weather go to arizona 68 degrees. not bad, right? >> and it's a dome which helps. >> but if you're outside, still, pretty nice. clayton, there you go, philadelphia, there's maybe a little chance only 45 degrees. >> for the division. >> and here we go, cleveland game very cold, 18 degrees, and snow. dave? >> i took some underdogs this week, af got to get back.
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and the hail mary approach. >> you thought you were picking the underdogs this week. >> yeah. >> and they're like eight point dogs, no one thinks that cincinnati is going to win. i can't believe you guys joined me in that. >> that's what i'm-- >> and this is all up on my weather blog. you can go there and take a look at it. >> the weather blog is up and running, you guys should check it out. i've been a weather geek and-- >> and you still have to pay a $100 a year subscription to the weather blog, right, rick? >> no, it's free. >> what a service you provide. >> i'm just making you pay. >> thanks, rick. >> all right, we need to get back to news. we are going to tell, but, because the department of justice is releasing gitmo detainees and sending them back. apparently to hot beds for terror, including yemen. coming up, the mother of a fallen u.s. soldier tells us why she believes the detainees will end up where she believes they'll end up on the battlefield and how it's just another bad idea. >> all right, and we all know the story of the new jersey dad david goldman who fought for years to get his son back
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from brazil. another custody case for american parents is emerging in brazil. we'll have the latest. ún
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>> you're probably familiar with the story of david goldman, the new jersey dad who fought for years to get his son back after a custody battle. one man that watched this is marte tate. trying to get his eight-year-old daughter from brazil. he says his ex-wife broke the custody agreement in 2006 after taking her on an approved trip and now hoping that goldman's success will help his story will help his own. marty good morning. good morning. >> tell us about the last time you saw your daughter and the circumstances around her being held in brazil. >> i saw in may of 2009 and
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going back down next week to see her for a couple of weeks for her birthday. the situation is still the same as it was three and a half years ago. she's still in brazil and hasn't been returned back hike she should have been. >> and unlike david goldman's situation your ex-wife is still alive. have you been able to talk to her, negotiate or ask why she won't return your daughter to you? >> well, right now we're-- her and i have talked about, you know, trying to set up a fair and equitiable visitation arrangement with my daughter where she can come back to the united states and visit with her sister and her-- and the rest of my family here, now, she has a grandmother and a sister, she hasn't seen in three and a half years, i've been fortunate and blessed enough to be able to go and see her down in brazil. >>, but what's the biggest obstacle to you right now for getting your daughter back home? is there something about the brazilian government that is keeping this from happening? >> i think it's the brazilian judicial system the way they
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have a misunderstanding what their obligations are under the haig convention. >> i know that-- >> and the reluctancesy of our government to have something in place as well to, you know, to have some sort of enforcement in place. if i may speak about you house resolution 3240 which congress and chris smith who helped david goldman has introduced a new bill, the civil-- excuse me the international child abduction prevention october of 2009, and that bill's going to empower the president and the secretary of state to be able to possibly hold sanctions against these countries that are not cooperating with their treaty obligations to the united states. >> that will be helpful. sadly there are thousands of children in your daughter's circumstance, not necessarily in brazil, but in other foreign countries and it seems as though our state department is so stymied when this happens? >> why is that? have you gotten a sense of where this bureaucracy breaks down? >> i just, i don't know exactly where the breakdown is. i just think that they just
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don't take it as a priority right now. from what i understand the numbers are staggering, there's 28, supposedly over 2800 american children that are abroad right now, that have not been brought back and 60 plus children, including mine are actually in brassy. >> as you said, congressman chris smith helps david goldman get his son back and i know that the congressman has taken an interest in your case, has he been able to accomplish anything. >> he's brought the attention to congress as-- you know, earlier this year, he was able to speak about my case on the house floor and he brought the attention to congress about this issue along with congressman smith, yes. >> and fox news is seen internationally, as you may know. if someone in brazil is watching, if your daughter is watching, what do you want to say this morning? >> just that i love her very much and we're hopeful we'll be reunited here in the united states with our family here real soon. hoping that you know, her mother and i are going to be
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able to get this visitation arrangement taken care of really soon. my goal is to have it done by the end of june. >> we hope so, too. marte thank you for sharing your story. >> thank you, i appreciate everything. >> as we now know the accused underwear bombing received training in yemen and some say that's an example of just how dangerous it is for the obama administration to send gitmo detainees back to that country. the mother of a fallen soldier says they will end up right back on the battlefield. she's going to join us next and the airport security debate heats up, but which strategy is the best one to keep americans safe in the skies? we will have a panel of security experts. #ñ#ñ#ñ#ññññ
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>> welcome back here to "fox & friends." the obama administration is
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relocating detainees from guantanamo bay to yemen of all places, judging by the near tragedy on christmas day shouldn't the president be rethinking this one? >> we're joined by the spokesperson for move america forward debby lee. her son navy seal mark lee died in iraq while fighting for our nation's freedom. good morning, debby, we appreciate you being here. >> good morning, thanks for having me. >> you bet. there are over 90 guantanamo detainees that are from yemen. you say this is not a good idea for the president to be releasing any of them. over half the population back to yemen. what do you fear might happen? >> i feel it's a perfect way they're going to end up in the battlefield again. that's a safe haven for them over there. we've seen over and over they've been released a perfect example what happened on the flight in detroit that part of the planning of that was someone who had been released from gitmo who now is in charge of al-qaeda in saudi arabia and yemen.
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>> and it appears that the obama administration has at least put a clamp down right now on moving any of the detainees back to yemen, what we're hearing at least from the white house. are you encouraged by that move? >> i'm encouraged by that move. i think that would be a ridiculous move at this point to send anymore back to yemen. the economy is in shambles there. it's just a place that is would be a safe haven for them. it's a recruiting place for al-qaeda at this point to go to yemen. you know, so many of these detainees that have been released to saudi arabia where they went through the rehab, the first place they go when they get out of rehab is they go back to yemen and fall back into the al-qaeda training camps there. >> and debbie, maybe the rehab is some of the biggest problem. i don't know if you saw a story just yesterday in the new york post that shows what's going on in this terrorist jihad rehab and it's in fact things like watercolors, water sports, playing video games. are they missing the point
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here in this rehab? is it doing anything? >> i think they are missing the point. they said they're trying to work with their expressive emotions and work through that. i had a pre-school in kindergarten and that's what we did with pre-schoolers, watercolors and how do you reform a terrorist that way. >> they've warned for months releasing detainees they're returning to terrorism and recent events only prove that. the obama administration though just in the days before the december 25th bombing plot released six more detainees back to yemen and released some to afghanistan and somalia, does it stop at yemen for you or are you also concerned about other countries in that region? >> i'm concerned about other countries. i think, first of all, i was down at gitmo just a little over a year ago. i saw the professional way that our men and women run that facility and i think that's a wise place for them to stay. it appalls me that the media continues to attack down there
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and that our men and women can't successfully do their job down there because of all of the attacks, but i think that's where the terrorists need to stay. if our administration does make that decision to move them, i think they need to research well and make sure that it's place that is will cooperate and that they will treat the terrorists with what they deserve and the punishments that would be coming to them and not release them. in yemen they've had unexplained escapes from the prison there. you know, of other terrorists so it needs to be done with wisdom. >> all right, debbie lee, the spokesperson for move america forward. we appreciate you being here, happy new year to you. >> happy new year. and happy new year to all of our men and women serving, god bless you. >> absolutely. let's toss it to alisyn for what's coming up from the green room. >> we are going to actually look back, we have a decade in review and we'll look at the best moments from 2000 to 2010. should be very interesting. then, check out this video.
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o captioning by, closed captioning services, inc. >> alisyn: good morning, everyone, sunday,s january 3rd, 2010, here's what is happening at this hour, we start with a "fox news alert." both the u.s. and the u.k. have shut down embassies in yemen after security threats, we'll have the latest details on the breaking story. >> dave: the airport security debate heating up, now, but which strategy moving forward is the one that will best keep americans safe in the skies? we'll discuss. >> clayton: from the horror of 9/11 and the courage that followed to the nightmare of hurricane katrina to the emergence of pope benedict xvi. we'll look back at the decade that was. now, if we can find a nickname for it. our slogan from mike in michigan:
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"fox and friends," if you want news that is more than yada, yada, yada, tune into briggs, camarata and morris. >> dave: i love that one, well done! >> this is gilbert godfrey and you are watching "fox & friends." >> alisyn: and reduce the volume. >> clayton: welcome to fox friends, clayton morris, dave briggs, alisyn camerota, yada, yada. >> alisyn: i love that, we should have that as are permanent slogan. >> dave: did you know it costs a heck of a lot more to be a woman. >> alisyn: that is one thier and one is that it is more expensive to be a woman and products, much, costses us twice as much. >> dave: i do. >> alisyn: even when we are buying the same moisture river. >> dave: i buy it for my wife and i say, wait, it this is same stuff that i use, why is she pig so much more. >> clayton: your mascara and eye cream is so much cheaper.
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>> alisyn: your guy cream. >> dave: i was talking about lotion and shave gel and a hall of fame coach, one of the best of all time, don shula will be here to talk to us live and is about to turn 80 and will tell us what he thinks about the situation at texas tech and mike leach was fired for putting a player in the equipment shed in the dark and what he thinks of the colts sitting peyton manning and losing the undefeated season, should be good, coming up. >> alisyn: chilling words this morning from the director of the national counterterrorism center, and they now know with absolute certainty, a quote, al qaeda and other terrorist are trying to seek new ways to attack the u.s., on american soil. this comes in an announcement that he made, he says, the failed attempt to destroy northwest flight 253 is the starkest of reminder the terrorist threats we faced, while this attempt end in failure, that al qaeda and those
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who support its ideology continue to refine their methods to test our defense and pursue an attack on the homeland. >> clayton: and you work overnight, and work on television or the hospital, these guys have a meeting every morning at 1:00 a.m. to go over the latest threat assessments and his department has to deal with 16 different spy agencies in the u.s.s and i challenge any american to name more than four of them now. 16 of them, looking at all of threat assessments from around the world, and making the assessment, al qaeda is prepared to attack. >> dave: and they are trying to perfect technologistses to attack us and the problem with the tsa is going after the strategies they attempted in the past and the richard reid thing and now we have to take our shoes off and underwear bomber and now we have to try new agency and we need stay ahead of the curve and it is not likely they'll try old techniques that failed in the past. >> alisyn: and i appreciate what you are saying, how hard they are working and isn't this the agency that didn't connect the
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dots and isn't it the agency that was set up after 9/11, i think, that it has not done, what it was tasked to do, get the cia and the tsa and the fbi and britain's spy agency or whatever, all to maybe, every day, talk to each other and share their new information. >> clayton: and there are some in congress who called, talk about bureaucracy in the u.s. and you can never roll back a department, you created a department and it is there forever and a lot departments were created in the wake of the cold war and they say, obsolete, let's have one large national counterterrorism office instead of having the agency and we have to placate all the different leaders. >> dave: we do have the national counterterrorism center which is supposed to be the clearinghouses and supposed to be where all the information is shared and there is a problem with that, and also a problem, apparently with those in the u.k., the mi-5, the british version of the cia, had information on the very
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underwear bomber, who attempted the christmas day plot and had information he was communicating with islamic extremists and in fact he had multiple communications with these extremists but apparently was not enough of a red flag to put him on a no fly list and the u.k. revoked his visa and were not allowing him back into the country. it appears they did their job and did they share with us? maybe not well enough. >> alisyn: and also they interseptember e-mails and listen to phone calls of the people who are -- and the mi5 know about them and the kid started chiming in on phone calls and they figured out this kid, umar farouk abdulmutalleb start calling in but the mi5 thought he was harmless and flirting with radicalism and extremism rather than the person would be the newest and latest pawn. >> dave: this is odd, too, what the mi5 has done,s the british government and we know about an
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war al-lahwaki and he was in britain and there a year-and-a-half ago and was able to return and leave britain last week and this is after we knew about his radical preachings and teachings and encouraging young muslims, radical muslims to radicalize, he said in one of his speeches, whenever you hear the word terrorist, switch to it jihad and think of it as dying for your country and your cause and faith. >> dave:s certainly there are a lot of alarming misread flags and one i talked about this morning, is not getting a lot of attention, john brennan, the president's counterterrorism advisor, he was informed by a saudi official, that there was an assassination attempt involving the very same technology, the underwear bomb and they wanted the saudis wanted the u.s. to know about the technology. and that is more concerning to me, than the lack of communication from the mi5.
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we were told about the technology. we were told that yemen is indeed a problem, and the man, john brennan was told by a saudi official who they tried to assassinate in october, by the way. back in october. >> clayton: let me play devil's advocate, if nobody caught that in the pat-downs. >> dave: we'd be on the look out for it. >> clayton: perhaps and perhaps not and dwhegsz the question of cybersecurity and all the red flags, al qaeda pointed to they are looking at and using and i don't know we have the defenses to find them. >> alisyn: these were pretty specific and first of all, as one red flag, now, was the young terrorist's father, went to the u.s. embassy,s in nigeria, and said, i fear my son has become radicalized and he found a letter, i didn't know, the father found a left, where the son spoke of sack -- sacrificing
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himself and it sat on someone's desk in langley and this database, the kid's name was on, 550,000 people, was never transferred to any -- the tide list which apparently does nothing, it is toothless, and if you are not -- ever on a no-fly list, who cares if you are part of half a million names on a list if it is never transferred to anything and no action is taken and hindsight is 20/20 and when you piece it together this is what the senate and congress and britain's interior ministers will look at, i think, this week. about where it went wrong. >> clayton: we received hundreds and hundreds of e-mails thanking fox for staying on top of the star and we'll continue, to and bring you all the latest details, first other headlines. >> alisyn: let me road those to you right now. we start with "fox news alert" for you. the man suspected of gunning down four family members, at a thanksgiving dinner is arrested in the florida keys, police say a tip led them to a hotel where
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the man was staying, the subject i've massive manhunt, including a $100,000 reward and you'll remember the horrible story, accused of killing his twin sister, 79-year-old aunt and 6-year-old cousin at a family gathering, this was, and he faces four counts of first degree murder and iran is getting western nations one month to accept the nuclear counter proposal and wants the west to sell tehran nuclear fuel or swap it for iran's enriched uranium in smaller batches instead of all at once and the country dismissed an end of 2009 deadline to accept the u.n. drafted deal to swap the uranium for nuclear fuel, meanwhile, u.s. officials say iran is, quote, standing in its own way by issuing is the ultimately and the u.n. is hoping to reduce the stockpile of enriched uranium which could be used to make e nec -- nuclear weapons and consumers are about to get hit with bank fees as they try to make up $50 billion in revenue wiped out by
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new government regulations, credit card companies are hiking interest rates and adding annual fees before the credit card rules go to infeinto effect nex and they are urging that you use accounts that are more profitable for them and banks cannot charge an overdraft fee without consumer consent. and this guy is thinking outside the box and his idea to turn coffins into pet limos. okay. merle says his wife helped him switch out the coffins -- not the coffin, it is the hearses. the curtains and put on decalses and he says he doesn't have any competition in the business right now. >> dave: hard to believe. >> it is different, nobody in town is doing this. you have to pick up an idea nobody is doing. >> alisyn: yeah, you do! found an untapped market and niche and the cost for a trip in the pet limo is $1 per mile. so you get in, alive, and you
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get out alive. i was afraid maybe you never got out. that is not the case. just a limo. >> clayton: shaggin' wagon. those are your headlines, you know from "dumb and dumber." >> dave: "dumb and dumber," the shaggin' wagon. >> rick: it is really cold out there. your windchill -33 in international falls, right now. yesterday, we actually got to -37 and actually air temperature in international falls and the temperatures are dangerous and you know what you have to do to survive that and what is going on behind me. >> clayton: people are playing football. go long! >> dave: shaggin' wagon. >> rick: it drove up. and norfolk, nebraska -16° and snow in and across the plains right now, it will be light and not going to cause many problems and we have seen heavy snow across parts of new england and look at some pictures, we have out of burlington, vermont, 25 inches of snow, yesterday, along
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with winds gusting 30, 40 miles per hour. causing horrible problems on the -- across the northeast, areas of maine saw up towards two feet of snow and, fortunately, the storm happens bethat has been pe area, has moved out and the wind will kick in over the great lakes and we'll see more snow but it will be mostly the lake and the lakes are freezing over and the cold air has been in place long enough but some areas are not frozen over and ass the wind move across with the cold air we'll be seeing more of the lake-effect snow, enjoy your minneapolis warmth, and you'll have highs only in the lower 20s, cold air is here, guys, this winter. >> clayton: chief meteorologist, mr. reichmuth and dave gets his personal forecast, and the consumer electronics show. >> rick: people are talking about that. >> clayton: we'll be there,
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flying into vegas, temperature, temperature, sweaters, no sweaters? >> rick: vegas, next weekend, i don't know. >> clayton: next week, tuesday. >> alisyn: adjuster bathing suits. >> rick: nice on tuesday, yes. >> alisyn: your usual tv bikini. meanwhile... >> rick: polka dot. >> alisyn: i'm checking my blog, coming up we have our panel of airline security experts and we'll answer your questions, still get the questions that most worry you about flying, into the blog at >> clayton: and don shula, reaching a personal milestone of his own. >> dave: and we look back at the past decade, was there ever a more event-filled timed in our country's history. >> alisyn: yes. >> clayton: i think that is referring to your new england patriots. >> dave: oh, did lose the super
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>> alisyn: we have to pass through airport security but does it make you feel safer when you fly from take our understanding shoes off to pat-downs, now we're talking about full body scanners and which precautions really work and which are smoke and mirrors? when it comes to preventing a possible hijacking or a terrorist attack? we brought any panel of experts and we have john fattom. with the air marshals service and scott weber former senior counsel to the u.s. department of homeland security and we have ajebld yssembled you because yoa career of figuring out how to make airlines more safe and i'll ask you, what can be done today
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to make flying safer tomorrow? john, let me start with you. >> i think it is important to increase the air marshals on international flights, support them, get them the funding they need to augment the international flights. >> alisyn: how could there not have been an air marshal on the flight from amsterdam. >> there are several flights and there are just so many air marshals and they cover as many as they can and there are factors as to what flights are covered and it happened to be one they didn't cover. >> alisyn: incredible. paul, what do you think the biggest thing to do is to help safety. >> we are not getting critical security information to our pilots, captains are the in-flight security coordinator and we are not giving them security directors and information circulars, that are important to their mission. >> alisyn: why aren't we? >> we have asked tsa to mandate the security directors and information circulars be disseminated to the captains and it is not getting ton and the terrorist events is a perfect
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example of keeping the pilotses in the dark. we inform 128 crews over the atlantic, bound for europe and there were flights in the u.s. that were not informed there was a succession admission of an explosive on an aircraft and everybody should be alerted, and it is important to get our pilotses en the loop. >> alisyn: what do you think. >> the full body imaging technology is critical to an overall security plan there, are only 19 pareairports in the u.s with 40 machines and is less intrusive than a pat-down and individuals selected for secondary screening they're ones that will go through the machines and the screeners are located in the different area of the airport, the faces are blurred out and the images aren't safe and the arguments from the civil libertarians in my estimations hold no merit. >> alisyn: we had a tsa screener on "fox & friends" and she talked about, ridiculous breaches in the system and let's listen to what she had to say. >> there is a dangerous culture
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at the tsa. ranging from the temperature down. i know of an incident involving a supervisor, who was filling in on-line, and he took his bag, like a briefcase, the x-ray operator called for a bag check and he took the bag, and this is a supervisor, he took the bag, did his own interpretation, of the sop, which was no more than just rifling through the bag, cleared the bag to go into the airport, into the secure area, only to find out that bag was part of the red team, the red team is a group of individuals that travel throughout the united states deliberately trying to get prohibited items into the airports. >> alisyn: does the tsa need an overhaul. >> i don't know the circumstances of this individual from the tsa and i cannot comment on the truth of her statement, i don't think so, it
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needs proper budgetary support and a leader and the individual who is nominated, vote him up or down but vote him already! >> alisyn: what do pilots want, and what are they clamoring for today. >> increased intelligence information, and, also, increased training for the flight crews. there is a crewmember self-defense course offered by the tsa but it has to be on your own time and we want it mandated and behavior pattern recognition training included in the training program and we want whoever is going to attend, to get paid for their time. >> alisyn: and john why aren't there enough u.s. air marshalses to go around? >> you have to realize the amount of flights in this country. there are thousands of flights, you know, on a daily basis, and, just so many people in the air marshals service and they need the support to hire more people and get the training to get these people up and on the air. >> alisyn: people need jobs, it seems like it would be a good place to put stimulus funds and we do have questions from our audience. the viewers, want to ask you about safety questions, and we'll get to those, coming up,
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>> alisyn: this morning we asked you to e-mail us your top concerns about airline safety and we're back with our panel of security experts, who are ready to give the answers. okay, gentlemen, first question to you, john, because this is an air marshals question. if a u.s. air marshal is on the plane -- by the way, from cliff
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in pennsylvania what powerses does he have on the flight, can he use a weapon. >> they are federal agents and are fully trained, sworn law enforcement officers. and they carry full authority of any other law enforcement officer in the country and when you are on the flight they are, law enforcement officials and if there is a violation of federal law and need to do what they have to do. >> alisyn: can you discharge a gun on a plane. >> you can if you have to. there's a -- you know, there are federal air marshals that carry the same weapons as everyone else does in the country. you know, they are federal air marshals. >> alisyn: blowing a hole in the side of a plane, isn't that a problem? >> there are procedures that you know, if there was an incident, that are taken to provide the -- when they do what they have to do, the pilots have procedures, they do, to get the plane down to 10,000 feet, and, you can ask the pilot -- >> if i can address the pilots,
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there are tests performed for multiple gunshot holes, blown through the pressure hole of the aircraft and there is no rapid depressurization and there is a valve in the back of the aircraft that is constantly opening and closing to regulate the pressure inside the cabin sneech. >> alisyn: i find it oddly comforting that you can shoot a hole -- >> you will not get sucked out the hole. >> alisyn: from the kirk in texas, waiting in line we had plenty of time to study the screens and, notice them goofing off and not paying attention and chatting with each other about nonairport business and shouldn't we be concerned. >> it is difficult, again, to see -- to comments -- >> alisyn: we have all seen this. >> generally speaking, tsa is about to take over all the security in the nation's airports and the private screeners and these individuals have been and are being trained and because they may not appear to be paying attention the hope is they are following their training and doing the behavioral pattern recognition
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that they are trained to recognize. >> alisyn: gerald from iowa, a question to you,s paul, wants to know, people taking off their shoes, and people in military uniforms are not asked to take off their shoes, and they could put on a uniform and get through security and do you feel better we are taking off our shoes. >> we haven't developed the technology to screen the shoes any other way than taking them off and putting them on the belt to go through the x-ray machine and when we have a better screening machine, maybe we can avoid that procedure. but, as far as the military, taking their shoes off, i was a military officer, and when i had my boots on, we had steel toed boots and had to take those off, i don't know of any exemption for military folks,s not taking off their shoes. >> alisyn: mj from texas, scott wants to know, my daughter is a diabetic and will be flying back to college and has to carry syringes and insulin and what
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kind of security measures is she facing. >> she can pack it on the luggage -- >> alisyn: check it in. >> and if she needs to bring it on board, i'm sure she has a bracelet that identifies her as a diabetic and should go to a screener and say i am a diabetic and have my medicine as opposed to waiting until she's right at the screening machine and having to pull the bag out and seeing the syringes there. >> alisyn: and are these full body screeners the future and is that the answer? will we be much safer once we have them. >> absolutely. 100%. the first line of defense, people are coming through, the checkpoint, it is a funnel and people have to come through there and is a great opportunity to check everyone and make sure they are not -- >> alisyn: will people be allowed to say no to those screeners? for privacy concerns. >> they can, when you go into secondaries they are given an option, pat-down or frisk or body imaging and it was more
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intrusive to get mike to sit on the set than going through a body imaging machine. >> alisyn: any last word from what pilots are saying. >> we have been asking for improved screening technology and the metal detectors are metal detectors and we have searched for firearms for a long time and the threat is plastic explosives and some time of chemical explosive and we need technology to screen for that, because it is obviously the threat and we need to stop that threat from getting through the screen checkpoint and onto our aircraft. >> paul, john, scott, thanks for coming onto talk about all of this. >> thanks. >> alisyn: appreciate it. an obama administration official now says there was no smoking gun in the attempted plot to blow up flight 253, a live report from washington coming up on that and legendary coach don shula has done it all and reaches yet another milestone and he'll join us next and an elephant goes haywire in a crowd of people. we'll tell you where it happened and what caused it. first, the weather.
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>> rick: my new year's resolution is to stop losing gloves and will be the case for a lot of people, cold air and some of the coldest we have seen all year long, i'll tell you how long it will be cold, coming up, stay with us.
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>> welcome back we start with a "fox news alert." the u.s. and britain shut down embassies in yemen over security fears and joining us from washington, this morning with the latest, is caroline shivley. >> reporter: good morning, there are new indications al qaeda is targeting our embassy and also, our personnel. john brennan, was on "fox news sunday" earlier today and said the u.s. knows al qaeda has been trying to carry out such attacks for many months. and one attacks in november of
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it t 2008 and u.s. citizens living in yemen are at risks and in danger until the terror problem is gotten taken care of and that is why they've closed the embassies in yemen and the other development, the u.s. and great britain are funding the counterterrorism task force and will be working with police, according to gordon brown, because of the emerging threat in yemen and also somalia, big developments going on in yemen this morning, and, the u.s. is pulling out all of the stops to keep u.s. citizens there safe. back to you guys. >> alisyn: caroline shivley, thank you very much, let me tell you the rest of your headlines, as you heard her mention arabs top government intelligence official says the u.s. did not, quote, miss a smoking gun, that could have prevented the christmas day bombing attempt. john brennan spoke on "fox news sunday" and says they had bits and pieces of information on the suspect, umar farouk
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abdulmutalleb. >> as we have been able to piece together the story about him, it is clear he was in yemen several months, between august and november and we know he reached out, to al qaeda, and received training and in fact training at one of the camps that was hit during the month of december. and he was clearly directed to carry out the attack, as the direction of -- at the direction of al qaeda. >> alisyn: he'ses leading a white house review of the incident and you can watch the rest of his interview on your local fox tv station, check your local listings. the nearly two month delay in holding iraq's nations wide election will not keep the troops from leaving as scheduled, according to general ray odierno, his withdrawal plan has plenty of flexibility and anticipates delays and under the plan all combat troops are to leave iraq by the end of august and remaining 50,000 troops will do noncombbat operations, peopl
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are turning to facebook and twitter to help in a search for powell, and it will stay up two days and she went missing on december 7th and her husband said he was camping with her young sons at the time she disappeared and a scary scene in india, an elephant gets loose and wanders into a crowd. two people suffered minor injuries and temple officials believe it was spooked by the large crowd before he was to take part in a religious -- that is scary. procession and they quickly got him under control. >> clayton:s he'll never forget that. >> alisyn: the elephant. >> clayton: the elephant. they never forget! one of my favorite stories. there is a web site out there, we have heard of like and and what is
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the other one... >> alisyn: e-harmony. >> clayton: there is a web site called "" >> alisyn: i want that one! >> dave: you are married! >> clayton: they have a no ugly people policy on their web site, but,s there is a bit of a problem now, with all of the people who are on the site who have overeaten during the holidays. >> dave: they have half a million members on, a free site and want to trim the fat, if you will and those who have put on some pounds over the holidays, they want to ease you off the web site, but it's not like survivor, in terms of reality shows, voting you you have. you cannot vote off the same sex, ladies, and the ladies can't kill off the competition. the opposite sex has to log onto the web site and vote off the undesirables. >> alisyn: there is a major design flaw in the plan. nobody tells the truth on these web sites, and you will not admit, yes, i put on a few pounds during the holidays and
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you have to put on an updated picture of you in your tubbier version, and, you put on the most beautiful pictures and deflate your weight and age. >> clayton: they say, people have shown up on dates, and assume the person is as stunning as the pictureses reflect and when they see them they put on like 20 pounds since the photos were taken and have been able to turn down the people and the site when you log onto the site says, do looks matter to you when it comes to selecting a partner. >> alisyn: no! >> clayton: do you want to guarantee your dates will always be beautiful. >> alisyn: no. >> clayton: no more filtering through unattractive people on mainstream sites. >> alisyn: how much do they allow you to gain during the holidays. >> clayton: nothing. they say they have strict guidelines. >> alisyn: throw off the whole site, everybody puts on 3-5 pounds. >> dave: let is no what you think of at our web site and what congress is doing, i think we can all get behind this. sometimes you are watching tv,
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and a nice, mellow program and all of a sudden on comes the commercials and you jump back ten feet and need the mute button and have to turn it down because they want to blasts you out of your seat. and now congress is actually passing legislation, to turn down the commercials. >> clayton: a california congresswoman says, the fcc receives more complaints,s and she says it is a great source of irritation for anyone watching tv and one of the top complaint at the fcc and strikes a chord with people and they are not calling to complain about janet jackson with the wardrobe malfunction, it's the main thing people call to complain about. >> alisyn: they always have and the reason advertisers do it, they say they are targeting older people, who may have hearing loss, and stay-at-home moms who may be distracted and doing something else. and so they pump up the volume, to try to get the attention of the -- their targets, they want to sell products to. and the rest of us, are,
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covering our ears and the bill is in the senate and is urging the fcc to improve regulation and increase restrictions. >> dave: it is called peak volume and you're allowed to have are commercial at peak volume, which could be an explosion which could be a car chase, which could be screaming, a fight, and you are allowed to crank it up as high as the loudest thing on television, and now they want to ease that, and what do they do. >> clayton: it would only allow you to have it at peak volume according to the last segment and if the last segment of the show before commercial break was dave, ali and i quietly talking about the news and rereflecting as we do. >> alisyn: as usual. >> clayton: the commercial should also be at the same volume and not about five minutes earlier when rick was yelling at dave the show and it was at peak volume, and loud. >> dave: crank up the peak. >> alisyn: it will hurt when we go to commercial. >> dave: and some e-mailed us and want congress to stay out of this and keep us safe,s and worry about more important
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issues, i'm all behind this. i want congress to do that. >> clayton: please. >> dave: and william e-mails and says, any commercial that he finds loud, he takes note of the advertiser and won't use or buy their products. taking it a step further. >> alisyn: i was going to read a statement but it is gone. >> dave: it may have been too loud. >> clayton: let'ses talk about tobacco this morning because the south is changing, and certainly an odd thing to talk about in the u.s., the south, sort of the tobacco basket of america, where tobacco is grown, birthplace, of course, george washington growing tobacco in virginia, mt. vernon when he was -- before he was president and turns out, all of those bans that the restaurants that started a month ago in virginia and north carolina, looks like restaurant owners upset about it at first now say, now that we have our restaurant bills back at the end of the year and see our returns, we like it. >> dave: virginia's was a month ago and north carolina was
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yesterday. just now, getting underway and 255,000 people in the state of north carolina actually work in the tobacco industry. we have not yet seen numbers, how that has affected either the industry as far as tobacco or the restaurant but i guess this point is, once you start banning smoking in these states, it is clear it is going to go nationwide and we have it in new york. california and i know colorado, and any stopping -- >> alisyn: this is the death knell for smoking in public places if it can be in the tobacco basket and it is interesting, because the governor of virginia was behind doing this. and he has to know that there may be jobs, repercussions for people. but, what they cited in "the l.a. times" article was bar owners and restaurant owners who thought they would take a big hit actually have had the past month,s only a month of data ok
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datapoints have seen the reservations grow and wait staff harper because a lot of people didn't want to be around smoker and the younger jgeneration and the old guard still smoke and appreciate the tobacco industry but the younger kids didn't want the smoke around. >> clayton: there ises a generational shift and going into the school and workforce and economy as, as you pointed out, the restaurants wouldn't have lines out the door and during the holidays they had lines out the door for people waiting to get in, who never came to the restaurant before because they were allegirgic to smoking and the employees don't mind because they step outside. >> dave: and smoking nationwide, in this country, kids 18 to 25, not kids, people 18 to 25 saw an increase in smoking 1% in the the year prior to august of '09 and despite the restrictions and taxes, it appears young people are smoking more. >> clayton: and we sent rick
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reichmuth, outside, to enjoy his cigarette and he wants his gloves again. >> rick: i'm bad at it. and they end up somewhere, different pockets, i'll put on a different coat next year and find them. >> alisyn: in august. >> rick: i need gortex, bad! >> clayton: you'll be warm for a week. >> rick: and i'll never be able -- allowed to come back inside, the weather picture, cold air out there. here's your actual current temperatures in and around the northeast now. an area of low pressure has been sitting out there and has gotten so wound up you have the warm front is actually coming from the north now, where you see bangor at 34°, and 11 in burlington, vermont where you have seen over two feet of snow and temps across the rest of the country, much colder in across parts of the northern plains, at -12° now in minneapolis and it is brutally cold and we're in a cold spell and we'll continue to see the cold temps for much of the coming week unfortunately for a lot of people at least across the east, satellite/radar shows the eastern part of the country looking clear at least down across parts of the
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southeast and in towards the northeast, that is where all of the snow. >> chris: a-- the snow is and i cleveland, the lake-effect snow and the temperatures will pick up a little bit the next few days and you are used to it en cleveland, but, you have a football game there today and it will not be fun if you are headed outside at all and conditions, rough along the great lakes. and the wind has been strong and the temps are brutal. we'll continue to deal with that. out across the west, beautiful conditions in southern california and southern arizona, temperatures pushing a record breaking high temperature, the only spot in the country that that is going on. up across the pacific northwest, a little bit clearer now. but it is going to move back in, more rain and mountain snow moving in later on tonight. and dave, we'll send it back to you. >> dave: a very warm place, the nfl's all-time winningest coach, two time super bowl champ, pro football hall-of-famer and only coach to finish a season undefeated after winning the supers bowl, don shula joins us
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to talk about the latest in the world of sports, morning, coach, it is an honor to have you on the show this morning. >> thank you, dave. good to be with you. >> dave: and we want to talk about the situation down in lubbock, texas and texas tech head coach mike leach was fired after putting a player in essentially an equipment shed in the dark and had a concussion, though mike leach built the program, at texas tech from the ground up, if it was the only incident on his resume, should he have been fired? >> you know, i don't know enough about the situation to really comment. s other than i followed mike leach's career and always thought he did a good job with the people he was job -- taking care of and if he did what is said he did, they taking the right action but you need him to appeal the case and give him the
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benefit of the doubt and has a great track record as a head football coach. >> dave: it was clearly a tremendouses mistake and the fans in lubbock voiced their frustration last night in the bowl game, signs all over, supporting him and some said if it wasn't the son of a famous espn commentator, he would still have had his job. do you think it played into this at all. >> it might have, depending on the severity of the situations, if he did put him in a shed and he was doing something he shouldn't have been doing then you have to take drastic action against that kind of discipline. you can't have that in sports and football in particular. >> dave: very true. all right. i want to talk to you about nfl news now. you of course are the last coach, only coach to finish the season undefeated, go all the way and win the super bowl. last week, colts fans were
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furious because coach caldwell decided to sit peyton manning late in the game and were beaten by the new york jets, clearly, not a popular decision by the players. or the fans. and it looked to be a team that could run the table. do you owe it to the fans as a coach, owe it to your quarterback who built that franchise, in payton manning to play them and let them try to go for the undefeated season? >> you know, you do have those responsibilities. but you have to think about the real important game and that is the game at the end of the year, the super bowl and if you look at it from the other point of view, if you keep peyton manning in a game that is meaningless as far ass the standings are concerned, and he gets hurt in the last part of the game, and is not available for the super bowl, how do you -- you cannot just let that happen and be responsible for that and i'm sure it was an organizational decision and they got together
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and said this is what we are going to do and followed through with it and are taking criticism because the fans wanted the undefeated season. >> dave: absolutely and now the jets might back their way into the playoffs, and i'm booing that decision personally, nothing against you jets fans but let me ask you, if you were the head coach and if you were coach caldwell would you have kept peyton manning in the football game. >> i wouldn't have kept him in the game. i would have said this is what we are going to do and i'll follow through with that, no matter what happens. and the decision that you make is based on having your football team ready, the best shape they can possibly be in for the super bowl and the big game at the end of the year and everything else is meaningless and you have to be ready for that game and you have to be willing to take what goes on, the unpopularity of the decision and be willing to take that responsibility. >> dave: at the football game, today, in miami, they are honoring you. it is your 80th birthday
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tomorrow, we want to say an early happy birthday. what they're plans and what is on your mind as you hit this monumental spot? it is quite a day and i know you had a party lasts night with nfl coaching legends. what is on your mind now as us hit 80? >> we have an unbelievable -- had an unbelievable party last night and everybody was there, the commissioner was there and larry czonka and bob griese was there and telling all the stories and a lot of them were not true, about my coaching career. but they told them nevertheless, but i had the microphone last and i got even with them. >> dave: you are looking good, coach and appreciate you being with us this morning and happy birthday. >> thank you. >> dave: from y2k averted to the national tragedy that was 9/11 the courage that followed and everything in between. we take a sentimental look back
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>> alisyn: as 2010 begins, this momentous decade, we'd like to look back and we'd like to recall all of the events that shaped the last ten years, and harris faulkener takes a look: [cheers and applause]. >> reporter: that's ball at times square took us from 1999 into the year 2000 some people anticipated y2k would crash computers around the world. but, really, not much happened. so americans turned their attention to the 2000 presidential race, with al gore and george bush, and the election too close to call the supreme court making the final decision. >> this is my solemn pledge, i will work to build a single
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nation of justice and opportunity. >> reporter: months later... an unpredictable event changed our nation. >> the 737 crashed in to the side of the building. >> another plane just flew into the second tower. >> today we've had a national tragedy. >> we are hearing, right now, of another explosion has taken place, at the pentagon. >> united 93, cleveland, 93, verify... >> reporter: nearly 3,000 people died on september 11th, 2001 and the president vowing to fight those responsible. >> i hear you, the rest of the world hears you and the people... [cheers and applause]. >> and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon! [cheers and applause]. >> reporter: two wars followed. one in afghanistan, one in iraq.
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many changes for the countries and their citizens, in iraq, long time president saddam hussein was found in a hole, and in 2006, put to death by hanging. from a war on terror, to a war against mother nature, she pounded hard, this decade. >> oh, my god! >> 20 feet tall. >> reporter: a massive tsunami in the indian ocean in december '04, killing 180,000 people. august, 2005. hurricane katrina. >> it is almost unthinkable that the storm which was so severe would pale in comparison to what has followed, in a city of new orleans at this hour, 85% is flooded. >> reporter: more than 1800 people killed. the recovery, and rebuilding, years in the making. april, 2005. good-bye to one of the most beloved religious leaders in the
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world. pope john paul ii and his successor, pope benedict xvi. other iconic figures lost in the decade. former president ronald reagan. and gerald ford. long time senator ted kennedy. and superstar michael jackson. >> daddy, you were the best father you would imagine... >> reporter: pop culture shined this decade. the powerful reach of the internet. sites like youtube and my space and facebook allowing people to reconnect in cyberspace. apple changed the way we listen to music with the invention of the ipod. >> should it up! you are annoying me now. >> and reality tv, shows like "american idol" helping an average joe rise to stardom. >> ♪ ♪ can't believe this is happening to me...♪ >> reporter: in sports, the yankees clinch the 27th world
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series. >> the yankees are back on top. >> reporter: on the gridiron the steelers winning their 6th super bowl title. in health, major pandemics. the bird flu, mid decade. then swine flu, schools closed, travel halted. millions sickened. april 16, 2007, a lone gunman walks into a classroom on the virginia tech campus and opens fire. >> knowing that i could have been in one of those classrooms, is shocking. >> reporter: 32 killed. before he turned the gun on himself. to date, the deadliest school shooting in our nation. >> there has been an awful shooting at fort hood. >> reporter: two-and-a-half years later, another mass shooting. 13 dead. the alleged gunman, survived. from wall street to main street, we faced the biggest recession since the great depression. resulting in millions of people losing their jobs, nationwide.
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>> we can't do it. >> which runway would you like at teterboro. >> reporter: january, '09, the splash down that captivated the world. a u.s. airways flight with 155 on board, lands on new york's hudson river. captain chesley sully sullen burger and the crew forever tied to the rescue on the hudson and what many would consider the historic moment that capped off the decade. the election of the first black president of the united states. >> president barack obama: if there is anyone out there who still doubts that america is a place where all things are possible, tonight is your answer. [cheers and applause]. >> reporter: a decade filled with unforgettable, unimaginable and unpredictable events. looking ahead, an economic situation that is not in our rearview mirror yet but a challenge for us moving forward.
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and an -- elections and debates that will change the halls of congress. 2010 begins a new year and a new decade, with more to add to the history books. in new york, harris faulkener, fox news. >> alisyn: i love those look-backs you must love it as a history buff. >> clayton: you think one thing is momentous enough and then hurricane katrina and the miracle on the hudson and the monumental events, the virginia tech shooting, and it is hard to top at least where we can all remember where we were on that moment on september 11th. as far as the most momentous moment of our generation. >> alisyn: hopefully our lives, that that will be the biggest news event and personally i mean, it has been a huge decade for all of us, getting married, having kids and in the last ten years and we have packed a lot into the decade. >> dave: hard to top the kids and marriage moment for me but i guess, other than that, sports memories stand out, covering the world series and super bowl and nba title, a good decade.
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>> rick: and i was managing... >> clayton: you were managing what, chick filet. >> alisyn: more on rick's checkered past in two minutes. >> rick: i was in jail!
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>> alisyn: our producers wants us to spend the next minute talking about our most embarrassing moments o decade and i need more time. >> dave: we need three hours. >> clayton: i have an easy one. >> alisyn: good, can't wait -- >> clayton: alisyn was starting the headlines and had eat in a salad and there was one tooth, tooth completely blocked out by a piece of spinach. >> dave: can you reenact. >> alisyn: it was bad and clayton is looking at me like... >> dave: and i was, too. >> alisyn: and it was, and so, during the newscast i'm like... and

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